aweather
adverb Date: 1599 on or toward the weather or windward side — compare alee

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  • Aweather — A*weath er, adv. [Pref. a + weather.] (Naut.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows; opposed to {alee}; as, helm aweather! Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aweather — [ə weth′ər] adv., adj. [ A 1 + WEATHER] Naut. on or toward the weather side of a ship; windward …   English World dictionary

  • aweather — adverb On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows. Helm aweather! Ant: alee …   Wiktionary

  • aweather — /euh wedh euhr/, adv., adj. Naut. upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; in the direction of the wind (opposed to alee). [1590 1600; A 1 + WEATHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • aweather — a•weath•er [[t]əˈwɛð ər[/t]] adv. adj. naut. navig. upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; toward the wind (opposed to alee). • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • aweather — /əˈwɛðə/ (say uh wedhuh) adverb Nautical on or to the weather side of a vessel; in the direction the wind is coming from (opposed to alee) …   Australian English dictionary

  • aweather — ə+ adverb Etymology: a (I) + weather : on or toward the weather or windward side opposed to alee * * * /euh wedh euhr/, adv., adj. Naut. upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; in the direction of the wind (opposed to alee). [1590 1600; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helm aweather — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm — Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or wheel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helm alee — Helm Helm, n. [OE. helme, AS. helma rudder; akin to D. & G. helm, Icel. hj[=a]lm, and perh. to E. helve.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) The apparatus by which a ship is steered, comprising rudder, tiller, wheel, etc.; commonly used of the tiller or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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